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Sydney School of Public Health Clinical Epidemiology Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
Supporting students commencing a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) or a Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology).

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Academic high achiever
1 July 2019 31 January 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

The scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School, Sydney School of Public Health.

For more information, please refer to the Terms and Conditions. 

Benefits

$10,000 is awarded on the basis the successful recipient completes 48 credit points in the relevant degree. If the successful recipient does not complete 48 credit points, then the value will be a pro rata amount based on the number of credit points the recipient completes.

In the case of multiple recipients, the value of the scholarship may be shared. The scholarship will be paid directly towards the successful recipient’s tuition fees each semester.

Who's eligible

You must be:

  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • commencing a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) or a Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) at the University of Sydney.

Note: Students who commence in Semester 2 may only apply for the scholarship beginning in the next calendar year.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship is a Tuition Fee Scholarship that is available to students enrolled in a Master of Clinical Epidemiology degree in the Sydney School of Public Health at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. To be considered eligible for this Scholarship, applicants must be:

I. Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents, and

II. Commencing in a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) or Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) at the University of Sydney.

b. Students who commence in semester 2 may only apply for the scholarship beginning in the next calendar year.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded, relative to opportunity, on the basis of:

I. academic merit,

II. curriculum vitae, and

III. a personal statement that demonstrates the applicants contribution to society and their profession.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School, Sydney School of Public Health.

4. Value

a. The value of the Scholarship is $10,000 on the basis the successful recipient completes 48 credit points in the relevant degree. b. In the case of multiple recipients the value of the scholarship may be shared.

c. If the successful recipient does not complete 48 credit points, then the value will be a prorata amount based on the number of credit points the recipient completes.

d. The Scholarship will be paid directly towards the successful recipient’s tuition fees each semester.

e. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted.

f. The scholarship is not transferrable to any other course or program within the University of Sydney or any other institution.

g. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

h. No other amount is payable. 

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 75 each semester.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not commence their Masters degree upon award of the Scholarship,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance, this includes:

i. achieving a SAM less than 75, and/or

ii. failing a unit of study.

IV. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

V. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VI. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid towards the recipient’s tuition fees be reimbursed. 

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